After a good season and top standing in the district duals, the Sperry Pirate Wrestling team had five wrestlers qualify for the State Wrestling Tournament in Oklahoma City, and three of these grappled their way to the podium for their weight class. The State finals were held Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25 at the State Fair Arena in Oklahoma City. Sperry Senior Louden Akin was able to avenge . . .
Sperry Trap Shooting Team Travels to Prue The Sperry Trap Shooting team competed recently with Prue and Sand Springs in a clay target shooting competition. Team members each fired at 50 targets, so not only were a skillful eye and steady stance necessary, but the ability to be consistently skilled and steady 50 times over. Cooper Park was Sperry's top gun, hitting 40 out of 50 targets. He . . .
Sperry Pre-Kindergarten Roundup: Enrollment for the 2017-2018 School Year Sperry Public Schools will hold pre-kindergarten enrollment on Thursday, April 6 th , 2017 from 9 AM to 2 PM in the Early Childhood Building. Pre-kindergarten enrollment is for children who are currently four years of age, or who will be four years old by September 1, 2017. Parents need to bring . . .
Sperry Chefs Cook Up Healthy Delights On Tuesday, February 21, five Sperry Elementary Students served up a mix of skill, education, and healthy living. They were the school’s five district finalists in the Future Chefs National Challenge sponsored by Sodexo, the national food service provider that supplies schools throughout the United States, and each made a . . .
Sperry Middle School Academic Bowl to Be in State Tournament Congratulations to Sperry Middle School 6 th and 7 th grade Academic Bowl Team and Coach Shaun Coke! On February 10 th , the team participated in the Oklahoma Junior Academic Bowl Association (OJABA) Class C Regional Double-Elimination Tournament and placed 4 th after five matches. They have earned a spot at the State Tournament in April. A . . .
Nine Sperry Students Make MEOBDA All-District Bands On January 16, more than 1,000 students from 30 schools participated in the Mid-East Oklahoma Band Directors Association All-District Band tryouts. Sperry Band students participated in the tryouts on three of those bands: 7 th Grade Band, Junior High Band, and the High School Band. Nine Sperry students took places on those bands and one . . .
Technology has changed the way educators teach, how students learn, and the way teachers and students communicate. Sperry Schools has always strived to be on the cutting edge of technology, and the elementary has raised the bar for the other sites when it recently implemented 1:1 Chromebooks in second grade. “The benefits of using this technology with the lower grades are vast,” Elementary Principal Richard Akin said, . . .
TodayA 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Patchy fog between 7am and 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 72. Light east wind becoming southeast 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
TonightShowers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
MondayPartly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Since February, Dr. Beagles has been giving monthly update reports to the Board of Education about students receiving breakfast at Sperry Elementary and Sperry Middle School through the Breakfast in the Classroom program. The program, serving students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade allows every student in those grades to receive a free breakfast at school. Through this program, students go to their regularly scheduled class at the start of the school day, and a count is taken of all the students who want to receive breakfast that morning. Breakfast in the Classroom is a national program designed to ensure all students are provided healthy breakfast choices to start their day, with each nutritionally balanced meal offering healthy choices and always include milk and/or juice. Sperry's Elementary and Middle Schools piloted the program throughout the second semester as part of a study of student participation, influence on instruction, and possible effect on student academic performance. The teacher performs regular duties while students eat their meal and begins the day's first lesson as usual. Students engage in . . .
In addition to view choices, the mobile view offers additional features like: A responsive design that adjusts to any display size Dynamic imagery with color and photos Collapsible navigation Language translation Search function Scrolling banners Calendar Highlights Polls Quick Links In August 2012, Pew Internet Research reported 45 percent of American adult cell phone owners have a smartphone. In addition, 25 percent of American adults own a tablet computer. Those numbers are expected to increase. Anticipating this, our website provider, SOCS, helped us get ready for the trend by providing a mobile view of our web site. SOCS , a leading web-hosting company, furnishes websites for school districts, hospitals, municipalities and other community non-profits. This service is provided by the Foundation for Educational Services, in Lincoln Nebraska. Source: http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/February/Pew-Internet-Mobile.aspx